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56 new COVID-19 cases, 22 recoveries

The new cases are located in the following zones: Saskatoon (13), Far North East (11), Far North West (8), South East (6), Central West (4), North West (2), North Central (2), Regina (2), South Central (2), and Far North Central (1), with five cases pending residence information
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A positive swab test for COVID-19. Photo: Getty Images

There are 56 new cases of COVID-19 to report in Saskatchewan on July 30, 2021. 

The new cases are located in the following zones: Saskatoon (13), Far North East (11), Far North West (8), South East (6), Central West (4), North West (2), North Central (2), Regina (2), South Central (2), and Far North Central (1). 

The two new cases in the South Central are located in the South Central 2 sub-zone, which includes Moose Jaw and area.

Five cases are pending residence information.  

Four cases were re-assigned to the Far North West (2) and North Central (2) zones.  

Two Saskatchewan residents tested positive out-of-province and were added to the Saskatoon zone.

There are now 49,940 reported cases, including 448 active cases.

The seven-day average of new COVID-19 case number is 45 (3.8 new cases per 100,000). 

There are no additional deaths to report today. The provincial total remains at 578.

A total of 12,353 Variants of Concern have been identified by screening in Saskatchewan, reported in the following zones: Regina (4,831), Saskatoon (2,146), South East (1,156), South Central (892), North West (872), Central East (654), North Central (639), South West (416), Far North West (337), Central West (150), Far North East (87), North East (86), and Far North Central (4). There are 83 screened VOCs with residence pending.

No new lineage results were reported for Variants of Concern today. Of the 8,050 VOCs with lineages identified by whole genome sequencing in Saskatchewan, 7,041 are Alpha (B.1.1.7), 573 are Delta (B.1.617.2), 426 are Gamma (P.1), and 10 are Beta (B.1.351).

An additional 5,345 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been given in Saskatchewan, bringing the total number of vaccines administered in the province to 1,406,189.

The additional 5,345 doses of COVID-19 vaccine reported today were administered to residents living in the following zones: Saskatoon (1,433), Regina (1,037), South East (526), Central East (370), South Central (322), North Central (280), Central West (259), North West (242), North East (176), South West (165), Far North East (156), Far North West (119), and Far North Central (38). There were 222 doses administered with zone of residence pending.

More information about vaccines is available on the government’s website.

There are 46 people in hospital. Thirty-four people are receiving inpatient care in the following zones: Saskatoon (16), Regina (11), North Central (4), Far North West (1), North West (1), and South East (1). Twelve people are in intensive care in the following zones: Saskatoon (6), Regina (5), and North Central (1).

Twenty-two more people have recovered, increasing the provincial total to 48,914 recoveries.

There were 1,779 COVID-19 tests processed in Saskatchewan on July 29. To date, 960,527 COVID-19 tests have been processed.

For more information, visit www.saskatchewan.ca/COVID19. You can find the maps and the breakdown of cases by region on the government's website.